I need someone to come in

Stop this damage being done to me

On a daily basis.

Someone to hear me cry

And hate it.

Someone to come in and tell them

They can’t hurt me anymore

That I’m not what they think

Not what they say

Not what they are trying to convince me

I am.


Maybe need is the wrong word

Want desperately is more precise.

I want someone to protect me

From everyone


In my life

That hurts

Too much

To deal with on my own.


Maybe he can have some armor

Not the shiny kind

But the banged up kind

To show he has been in battle

And knows what he is doing.